Patna, Sep 11: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said that survey and settlement of land records had started afresh to facilitate resolution of land disputes.
Speaking during the presentation by state revenue and land reforms department at ‘Sankalp’ at 1, Anne Marg, Mr Kumar said that at least 60 percent of crimes taking place in Bihar were related to land disputes. He said for resolution of these disputes, survey and settlement of land records were being carried out afresh. Several other important decisions have been taken for speedy resolution of land disputes, he added.
The Chief Minister said for the purpose of distribution of family land property, the total fees for registration of land had been fixed at the token amount of only Rs 100 (Rs 50 for stamp duty and equal amount for registration fees). He directed authorities to accelerate the work of survey and settlement of land records by accepting it as a challenge. (UNI)